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21 June 2018

Writing

  1. UK parliament demographics chart

    I wondered how the ages of MPs and members of the House of Lords compared to the UK population so I made some charts.

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  • philgyford’s avatar

    I made some interactive charts to compare the genders and ages of the Houses of Commons and Lords with the UK population: gyford.com/misc/uk-parlia…

    More here: gyford.com/phil/writing/2…
    #d3js

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    Remember the bit in 1984 when they reduce the chocolate ration from 20g to 10g a week, and Winston has to change all the archives to make it look like it used to be 5g a week, and the loyal population stage a rally praising Big Brother for increasing the chocolate ration…? twitter.com/ivankatrump/st…

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    Interesting use of ‘informed myself’ which I think had died out now. I like it when older English is more like the German. In this case ‘ich informiere mich’. twitter.com/samuelpepys/st…

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    I informed myself that there died four or five at Westminster of the plague in one alley in several houses upon Sunday last, Bell Alley, over against the Palace-gate.

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